Ted Williams Biography

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams was an American professional baseball player, and manager. Williams played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox. Nicknamed "The Kid", "The Splendid Splinter", "Teddy Ballgame", "The Thumper" and "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived", Williams is regarded as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. He was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player, six-time batting champion, 17-time All-Star, and a two-time Triple Crown winner. He finished his career with a .344 batting average, 521 home runs, and a .482 on-base percentage, the highest of all time. His batting average is the highest of any MLB player with 500 or more home runs. Williams was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966 in his first year of eligiblity.

Born and raised in San Diego, Williams played baseball throughout his youth. Joining the Red Sox in 1939, Williams immediately emerged as one of the sport's best hitters. In 1941, just his third season, he posted a .406 batting average, making him the last MLB player to bat over .400 in a season. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ted Williams
Full Name:
Theodore Williams
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Baseball player, Pilot
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
August 30, 1918
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
July 5, 2002
Age at Death:
83
Cause of Death:
Cardiovascular disease
Marriages
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Ted Williams. (2017). The HistoryHop.com website. Retrieved 2:57am UTC, Dec 18, 2017, from www.historyhop.com/famous-people/ted-williams/bio.

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Ted Williams. [Internet]. 2017. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: www.historyhop.com/famous-people/ted-williams/bio [Accessed 18 Dec 2017].

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"Ted Williams." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2017. Web. 18 Dec 2017.

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